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Organization:    Ministry of Natural Resources
Division:    Corporate Management
City:    Peterborough, Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    SMG3 - Senior Mgmt Group 3
Salary:    $146,700.00 - $167,650.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    57686

Are you an executive who wants to serve two leading Ontario Public Service Ministries that protect our natural resources and support Aboriginal peoples? Are you passionate about influencing change in business planning and the delivery of corporate services? If so consider being a key player in advancing the strategic corporate direction for the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Ministry Aboriginal Affairs. Take the lead for developing a strategic vision that links finance, human resource and technology, changes that support delivery of ministries' priorities.

The Ministry of Natural Resources is the steward of Ontario's provincial parks, forests, fisheries, wildlife, mineral aggregates, petroleum resources and the Crown land and waters and is committed to conserving biodiversity and using natural resources in a sustainable manner.

The Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs leads corporate government initiatives on Aboriginal affairs, and coordinates cross-ministry Aboriginal policy initiatives and multi-lateral relationship processes.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Reporting to two Deputy Ministers, the ADM, Corporate Management Division and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is a trusted strategic advisor that provides business planning advice and resource management services to enable the ministries to fulfill their mandates.

In this key executive leadership role, the ADM and CAO will:

• Act as the advisor on a variety of corporate matters relating to the delivery financial and asset management and human resource management.

•Provide overall leadership and assurances that administrative practices and processes in the ministries meet standards for public accountability and controllership.

• Coordinate, facilitate and provide executive support for the development and implementation of the ministries business plans in conjunction with the government's Results-Based Planning and reporting processes.

• Develop and implement human resources strategies to support changes to core businesses.

• Spearhead business transformation, organizational restructuring, renewal and effectiveness initiatives.

• Provide strategic human resource and labour relations advice and support to two Deputy Ministers and senior executives to support positive labour-management relations and a diverse and inclusive workforce that will ensure the long-term sustainability of quality public services.

• Build and nurture relationships and partnerships with delivery partners, central agency ministries, other governments, stakeholders and clients.

As a candidate for this position, you understand the importance of public accountability and are interested in leading corporate services as the next move in your career.

Note: Frequent travel to/from Toronto and Peterborough will be expected.

How do I qualify?

Executive Leadership
• You are an inspiring and inclusive senior executive with a background in business transformation, financial planning and leading large, multi-functional teams of senior managers and professional staff to deliver results in a complex organizational environment.
• You are customer-service oriented and model service delivery excellence.
• You are a skilled influencer and have experience building relationships inside and outside of your organization.
• You have experience leading transformation, change and innovation.

Corporate Leadership
• You have demonstrated leadership experience in corporate and operations settings.
• You have examples of developing a strategic direction and multi-year corporate plans (financial, operational, and capital) which exemplify modernization and change management initiatives.
• You have experience as an executive in leading and overseeing human resource planning and services in a unionized environment.

Core Knowledge Required for Success
You are a leader with strong financial acumen and demonstrated knowledge of:
• Modern controllership and risk management;
• Financial Planning and Resource management;
• Human Resources management principles and best practices in organizational effectiveness; and
• Government decision-making processes

Core Skills Required for Success
You are a strategic leader with demonstrated experience in:
• Financial planning, controllership and financial oversight;
• Strategic HR management;
• Service and contract management;
• Strategic business planning & corporate strategy development;
• Service and contract management; and
• Project management.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 99 Wellesley St W, Toronto, Toronto Region or 300 Water St, Peterborough, East Region
Compensation Group:   Senior Management Group
Category:   Senior Management
Posted on:   Thursday, September 26, 2013
  • The Ontario Public Service has been chosen as one of:
    • Canada's Top 100 Employers
    • Greater Toronto's Top 90 Employers
    • Canada's Best Diversity Employers
    • Canada's Greenest Employer
    • Top Employer for Canadians under40

    We offer:
    • A defined benefit pension plan
    • Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits which includes adoptive parents
    • Comprehensive Health Plan
    • Life and Disability insurance
    • A progressive work environment that promotes a work/life balance
    • Flexible learning and development opportunities including online, training and mentorship programs
    • Opportunities for career advancement and specialization through a wide range of career fields
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, October 17, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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